World Statistics Day, says UK National Statistician John Pullinger, is an opportunity to recognise the contribution statistics make to national life and celebrate the work of statisticians who help government make better decisions.
For civil servants, understanding devolution means needing to think less about the world of Whitehall and more about the world outside, says Richard Cornish.
Jeremy Heywood welcomes the creation of a cross-government advisory panel to help departments design and carry out effective policy trials – and find out what works.
Jeremy Heywood looks at how the Behavioural Insights Team's latest report highlights a potential solution to the challenge of reducing deaths from smoking.
As the internationally-renowned Behavioural Insights Team - the so-called 'Nudge Unit' - publishes its latest report, Jeremy Heywood looks at the impact of behavioural science on policy making and helping people make better decisions in their lives.
Sir Jeremy Heywood highlights the What Work Network's key achievements to date and outlines 3 actions he would like policy-making civil servants to take.
Sir Jeremy talks about the Red Tape Challenge, and highlights the key achievements to date and the important work that DEFRA is doing on this agenda.
Professor Sir Mark Walport, the current Government Chief Scientific Adviser talks about the important role the Government Office for Science plays, and how they are embracing open-policy making.
Make Your Mark, run by The British Youth Council in partnership with the Cabinet Office, is a scheme to get young people's points of view heard. Everyone aged 11-18 has the chance to vote for the issue that matters most …
Levying a carrier bag charge in Wales is benefitting the environment, local charities and retailers - and all for just 5p a bag! Matthew Quinn from the Welsh Government explains how.